ACT now, before time runs out!

In a report released by ACT, the testing company once again sought to explain into the concept of career readiness (part of the now common terminology “college and career readiness”) and to explain what it is in particular that so many students are desired to have and what schools are expected to impart, as well

Catching up is hard to do

NCLB called on public schools to close achievement gaps, and that focus is one thing that’s not likely to change whenever Congress gets around to reauthorizing ESEA. However, a new study by ACT shows how long the odds are for low-achieving 4th and 8th graders to eventually graduate college-ready, which should make us think about

More graduates ready for college math and science, according to ACT report

The number of high school graduates ready for first year college math and science courses continues to increase, according to The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2012 report released today.  This is likely due to a significant increase in the number of graduates completing more math and science courses over the past several years.